Collage of images representing the various units within buildings and grounds

Buildings and Grounds

The role of Buildings and Grounds is to provide the McGill downtown campus community with an environment that is clean, safe and functional. The department and its units strive to provide efficient and quality services in the most sustainable way and are implementing numerous sustainability initiatives across our campuses.

Buildings and Grounds teams

Buildings and Grounds is comprised of several teams:

Building Services

Building Services provides regular cleaning and custodial services to ensure that all facilities are appropriately cleaned for daily use. Our team is dedicated to promoting sustainable cleaning standards in its daily maintenance operations while keeping the highest productivity and quality of services for the McGill community.


Events Support

The Events Support team is responsible for the physical set-up of all major events on McGill campuses, including the Convocation ceremonies, exams and Open House. Our team works closely with many other units on campus along with McGill's Room Bookings and Conference Services unit and Timetable Coordinators from various faculties.



Our team of mechanics is responsible for the maintenance of McGill fleet of vehicles, including tractors, trailers, portable generators, and other diesel, electric, and gas-powered equipment.




Grounds Services offers landscaping services, grounds and turf maintenance and maintenance of outdoor furniture. The team is committed to creating a green, clean campus environment. 

For general inquiries, email us at GroundsServicesOperations [at]


Mail Services

McGill’s Mail Services collect, process and dispatch internal and external mail for the university. 


Printing Services

With our high-quality digital colour press and large format printer, McGill Printing Services can help bring your printing projects to reality.



No pallets are to be left in corridors or in receiving docks areas at anytime.

When placing an order with a supplier, each departments must make the necessary arrangements for the pallets to be retrieved after delivery.

Outdoor skating rink

The outdoor skating rink is currently closed. Consult the McGill outdoor ice rink webpage

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